1. Briton’s UAE torturers to give evidence at his trial tomorrow
  2. Acquittal for Brit tortured by Dubai police
  3. Pressure mounts on UK govt as victim reveals: Gaddafi spy chief told me Diego Garcia was a stop on my torture tour
  4. Medical report reveals full extent of Guantanamo Brit's illness; motion filed for his urgent release
  5. US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

Briton’s UAE torturers to give evidence at his trial tomorrow

on 22 April 2014

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Two of the policemen who tortured a British student are set to appear at his trial tomorrow (23 April) in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Ahmad Zeidan (20), from Berkshire, has been held in prison since his arrest by Sharjah’s police in December 2013. Following mistreatment including beatings and threats of sexual assault, Mr Zeidan signed documents in Arabic ...

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Acquittal for Brit tortured by Dubai police

on 15 April 2014

Hasnain Ali

A British man arrested and tortured by Dubai police has today been acquitted.
 
Hasnain Ali (32), from London, was on holiday in Dubai in May 2013 when he was arrested and held for three days without access to a lawyer or his family. While detained he was beaten and threatened with tasers, firearms, and the prospect of sexual assault. Following ...

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Pressure mounts on UK govt as victim reveals: Gaddafi spy chief told me Diego Garcia was a stop on my torture tour

on 14 April 2014

Abdel Hakim Belhadj

Pressure is mounting on the government to clarify whether a UK territory was used in the CIA’s torture programme, after a victim revealed he was told by Gaddafi’s spy chief that the plane rendering him to Libya had stopped at Diego Garcia. 

Abdulhakim Belhadj, a Gaddafi opponent who - along with his pregnant wife - was rendered back to Libya ...

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Medical report reveals full extent of Guantanamo Brit's illness; motion filed for his urgent release

on 08 April 2014

Shaker Aamer at Guantanamo

A medical evaluation of the last remaining Briton in Guantanamo Bay, Shaker Aamer, has detailed the full extent of physical and psychological damage caused by his torture and ongoing abuse at the prison. 

In response to serious issues raised by the evaluation, Mr Aamer's lawyers filed an urgent motion in US courts today (Mon, April 7), seeking his immediate ...

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US Defense Teams: European Nationals Facing the Death Penalty in the U.S.A.

on 21 March 2013

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In 2012, Reprieve launched EC Project 2, funded by the European Commission. The Project identifies and assists European nationals facing the death penalty in the U.S. and around the world, and works with European governments and consular staff to assist their nationals.

In the U.S., we provide free and confidential support to capital defense teams. We also leverage ...

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